Tips for getting a better nights sleep while you fly

The saying ‘there is no place like home’ is especially true when it comes to getting a good nights sleep.  If you’re planning a long-haul flight with kids in tow, check out our tried and tested tips for improving your chances for an ok sleep onboard… TRIED AND TESTED TRAVEL TIPS FOR A BETTER NIGHTS […]

Get cruise ready – avoiding seasickness

Signs that we are preparing for something exciting … We are sailing in just under two weeks with Carnival Cruiseline on Carnival Spirit and I’m starting to get my cruising medical kit back together (I have featured a few of my necessities here)… The Kwells are for my husband and the Kids Kwells are there […]

Getting to the airport: Finally an innovative alternative for families

What I am about to tell you is going to blow your mind. You might want to sit down. Ok here goes… Families are getting PAID TO PARK at select Australian airports thanks to a collaboration between two companies Ford and Carhood. No this isn’t a dream…it is for real. Let me tell you more… Thanks […]

Tips for sand and sunny days

On sunny days we love to hit the beach but I have to confess that i’m not a fan of the sand.  I’m constantly on the look out for ways to enjoy the ocean but without the “sandy ick” – and yep I am a Virgo. I hit the jackpot recently when I discovered some […]

5 proactive ways to avoid losing your child in crowded, public places

Nothing can describe the panic that a parent feels when their child disappears from sight in a crowded, public place. When you’re on holidays and visiting places like amusement parks, museums, shopping centers, beaches and airports crowds often go with the territory. The droves of people can’t be avoided but there are proactive things that […]

Jetsetting Day Out, what’s in the backpack

Jetsetting Dads are great for leading the way… and for carrying the backpack!  Our day trip backpack usually includes:  -sunscreen – hygienic wipes – bandaids – tissues – water bottles – lip balm – snacks – sometimes wet weather coats – the video camera; – and one small activity for the boys to entertain them in […]

Travel talk – eczema relief with Novapel cream

Whether you’re going on a big overseas trip or just going to the local shops, as mums with children in tow we try to be prepared for any situation. We’ve all learnt the hard way: be prepared or suffer the consequences! In my handbag I carry a swag of things for the kids, and also […]